Benton comes to Detroit in his first NFL stopbringing athleticism and force to the linebacker corps after tallying a career 300 stops at Central Michigan.
2013: Started all 12 games and finished second on the team with 111 tackles, and two sacks, tied for sixth in the MAC.
2012: Started all 13 games and finished the season with 126 stops.
2011: Played in nine games, starting seven of them, concluding the season with 58 tackles.
2010: Played in 10 games and forced a fumble at Hampton (9/2).
2009: Redshirted as a freshman at Central Michigan.
Attended Brother Rice (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) under the leadership of Coach Steve Nye. Was a three-year starter and ranked on the Detroit Free Press Fab 50.
Tim Twentyman covers all the news from Monday's practice including Golden Tate's promise, Joique Bell's potential return and more.
Tori Petry reports on the Novi High School students that are helping to teach kids about healthy lifestyles with the Lions and Playworks.
NFL Media's Kurt Warner gives his take on what caused Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford to get benched for the first time in his career in Week 5 against the Arizona Cardinals.
"The Aftermath" crew discusses how the Detroit Lions can fix their struggles on offense, particularly the poor performance of quarterback Matthew Stafford.